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  • Strenthening Crisis Prevention Through Early Warning Systemsby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00

    Focuses on ways of coping with socio-economic and employment challenges of responding to crises arising from natural disaster, man-made catastrophe, or war. Reports on best practices and new avenues for crisis response and early warning, with examples from 14 developing countries around the world. more...

  • The History of Rome, Books 1-5by Livy; Valerie M. Warrior

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 14.50

    In addition to Valerie Warrior's crisp, fluent translation of the first five books of Livy's Ab Urbe Condita , this edition features a general introduction to Livy and his work, extensive foot-of-the-page notes offering essential contextual information, and a chronology of events. Three appendices--on the genealogies of the most prominent political... more...

  • In the Shadow of the Rising Sunby Mary Thomas

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 11.19

    When Mary Thomas left the shores of England for Singapore in December 1939 to live a leisurely life of an Englishwoman in a colonial outpost, she did not expect to soon find her circumstances greatly changed. After the Japanese bombs fell on 8 December 1941, Mary chose not to rush for the first boat out of Singapore and instead stayed on to serve in... more...

  • Les six mois qui ont ébranlé le mondeby Albert Legault

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1991; US$ 24.75

    Comment marier l'ancien et le nouveau ? - Gorbatchev a-t-il encore une importance essentielle pour l'avenir de la politique étrangère soviétique ? - L'URSS et l'Europe de l'Est en 1989-1990 - Europe de l'Est : ensemble ou chacun tous azimuts ? - Chronologie des événements en Europe de l'Est et en... more...

  • Lending and Borrowing in Ancient Athensby Paul Millett

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 50.00

    This is a book about the social and economic history of ancient Greece. more...

  • The Caesarsby Suetonius; Donna W. Hurley

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 13.50

    “Donna Hurley has done a sterling job in providing us with both an Introduction to Suetonius and a translation of The Caesars that we can confidently recommend to students. Her Introduction summarizes a complex topic succinctly and is informative without being overwhelming, set at an ideal level for the student and intelligent enthusiast. Her... more...

  • Saint Praftuby Murray Anderson

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2011; US$ 8.74

    Part 1 of 'Saint Praftu' describes the author's early childhood in India, his wartime service in the RAF, and twenty years of civil flying in Burma, India and Nepal. At one period during the War, he belonged to the select group of pilots who undertook the hazardous operation of flying Lysanders to France at night during the moon periods, to land and... more...

  • Herodotusby Jennifer T. Roberts

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    Herodotus has come to be respected by most scholars as a responsible and important historian. Herodotus was both a critical thinker and a lively storyteller, a traveller who was both tourist and anthropologist. Like Homer, he set out to memorialize great deeds in words; more narrowly, he determined to discover the causes of the wars between Greece... more...

  • The Fewby Alex Kershaw

    Da Capo Press 2007; US$ 15.95

    The never-before-told story of the American pilots-idealists, adventurers, romantics-who joined the RAF before America entered the war and helped save Britain in its darkest hour more...

  • Prison Break - True Stories of the World's Greatest Escapesby Paul Buck

    John Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 8.74

    In the folklore of World War II, the memory of those heroes who staged ‘Great Escapes? from POW camps still endures. But what of the other side of the coin: the villains and jack-the-lads who painstakingly plan their escapes and await their moment at great personal risk? For the first time, Prison Break, tells the stories of all the most ruthless... more...